Healing arts board was ‘concerned’ about prescriptions, but it took a suicide before it filed complaint.
Oversight board’s own lawyer warned that physician 'preyed on vulnerable.'
Patients like Kallie Hartigan have no way of knowing how their doctors had botched previous surgeries - including operating on the wrong eye in one case.
Bad doctors could face tougher discipline as lawmakers approve bill to give regulators more power, patients more information
Missouri laws aren't strong enough to protect patients from dangerous doctors, say staff and former members of the state medical board.
Meet Dr. Lynn Norman Carlton — a case study in how little Missouri regulators tell patients about doctors.
The Missouri Board of Registration for the Healing Arts includes eight physicians and one member of the public.
What the Healing Arts board will tell you about a doctor: